Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off

Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 25! Teams of four ($25/per person) can compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament. Read More...

Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off

Blueberry Festival Vendor Applications

Vendor applications are now available for the 2015 Blueberry Festival, scheduled for Friday, July 31. Read More...

Blueberry Festival Vendor Applications

Blueberry Festival Poster Contest Seeks Entries

Blueberry Festival Limited Edition Print

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority invites residents of all ages and skill levels to submit original artwork for the 2015 Blueberry Festival Poster contest. Original artwork in any medium is
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Twisted Tea Off Miniature Golf Tournament Returns Downtown

The second annual Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off, an indoor miniature golf tournament, will be held on Saturday, April 25, from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. in Marquette’s Downtown
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Marquette Commons Ice Rink Closing For the Season

Due to poor ice conditions as a result of warmer weather, the Marquette Commons Ice Skating Rink will be closing for the season on Monday, March 9, 2015. For more information,
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Celebrate the Local Flavors of Marquette During Restaurant Week

Celebrate the local flavors of Marquette’s Eastside Dining District during the fourth annual “Marquette Restaurant Week,” March 8-14, 2015. The Eastside Originals participating restaurants, consisting of independently owned and operated
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Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.


Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.


Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.


Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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